Cause of overconsumption
2 social competition
How much land you occupy
Energy land consumed land
2 types of solar power. Thermo and photo
Big 5 hydro, geothermic, wind, solar, biofuels
Biofuel are energy from living o
GEOLOGY 103 LAB FOUR YOUR NAME_ SECTION_
Water Quality Geology 103 lab Four
This pre-lab activity is to be completed PRIOR to coming to lab. Please submit your answers to
your TA at the beginning of lab and be prepared to take a Quiz. The
1 What are 4 causes of floods? (4) Melting snow and ice, tsunami, storm surges, high tide
2 Please list and describe 10 factors that contribute to flooding (10)
Heavy rainfall- it builds up causing floods
Urbanization- sewers rush into the river causing h
1. Set tower height to 150 and blade radius to 150 and altitude to 0. If wind speed doubles
from10 to 20 mph, then how much does homes supplied increase? What percentage
increase is this?
From 103 to 540 which is about a 524 percent more
If wind speed tri
According to many experts, what is our most challenging environmental problem?
2. What percent of energy in US comes from fossil fuels?
3. What are the 3 main fossil fuels?
Coal, oil, natural gas
4. What is a temperature inversion
How many people are born each minute? 270 How many die each minute? 105 Subtract
deaths from births and tell me how many people are added to our planet each minute. 165
How many are therefore added per hour? 9,900
b) Estimate the world population by Ja
a) How many people are born each week? 408,000 How many die each week? 173,000 How
many people therefore are added each week? 235,000
b) Estimate the world population by January 1, 2020 7,420,528,400
c) Estimate the world population by January 1, 2050. 7,
1. How Deep are shale gas reserves? How do we access this resource? (1)
One or more miles below. Drill down into the ground and do hydraulic fracturing.
2. Please LIST and DESCRIBE at the 5 main steps followed to produce natural gas from
shale reserves? (
Geology 104 Exam 4 Study Guide
Lecture 16 Meteors and Meteorites
Streaks of light in the sky have been given names like _, _,
_, _, and _.
According to Aristotle, because the heavens were perfect, shooting stars had to occur in the atmosphere beneath
Geology 104 Final Exam Study Guide
Lecture 19 Saturn
The four spacecraft that have visited Saturn are: _, _,
_, and _
The _ lander made a soft-landing on Saturns largest moon, Titan.
It takes _ years for Saturn to complete one orbit around the Sun.
Geology 104 exam 1 study guide
Powerpoint 1 topics:
Law of uniformitarianism the present is the key to the past processes that are occurring today are the same processes
that have occurred throughout all of history
The universe the totality of existence
Geology 104 Lecture 15 Comets study guide
_ considered the heavens to be perfect and incorruptible.
The ancient Greek astronomer, _, considered comets to be a sign of evil.
The _, created in China around 300 BC, records the appearance of comets and
Geology 104 Lecture 14 Asteroids study guide
_ and _ (two astronomers) published hypotheses that the
distance of the planets from the sun follows a mathematical rule.
This hypothesis became known as the _.
What did Bode predict as a result of this law?
Geology 104 Exam 3 study guide
Earth is a Planet- Mountains, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes topics
_ are fractures in rock created by tectonic processes where there has been relative movement
on both sides.
_ faults have movement down-dip, _ faults have movem
1. As of 2001, annual world grain production per person (a basic measure of the amount of food
available) stood at 299 kilograms, yet over a billion people were undernourished to some extent.
Many researchers believe that with p
Kinds of Resources:
A resource is a source of raw materials used by society
Matter & energy. Minerals, soil, trees, coal, naturally occurring resources
Reserves are a subset of resources that have been located & can be profitably extracted
A subset of resources that have been located, and can be extracted for profit.
The sun is a source of what kind of energy?
Hydrofracking is a process used to extract this:
Which of the following can cause problems w/ mass move
Geo exam 3
What is the amount of void space in a rock or sediment?
What does porosity measure?
The potential volume of water that can be stored in a rock
What is the ability of a rock or sediments to transmit water?
What does permeab
Feb. 4 2011
-ch 1 2 5 - study Question's and vocab
great environmental paradox: every wants to clean environment but no one wants to pay
Americans 100 to 1
less than 5% of voters consider environment and a major factor n political
14: Principles of Pollution Control, Toxicology, and Risk
devices: End of the pipe pollution control equipment
toxicity: When toxic substances are harmful shortly after exposure
reference to toxicology,
Thursday Feb 10
>Renewable resources - a resource that is created faster than it is used.
>Non-renewable resources>To help our society more sustainable- to get more reliable resources
>To produce electricity- t
Properties of water
Water is one of the most remarkable substances on Earth and it has several unique properties compared to
most other liquids:
It expands when it freezes
It has a high boiling point
It has a high specific heat
It is an excellent solv
Geology Test 1 Study Guide
With time countries go through a transition from a traditionally non-industrial society to a modern, industrial
Age structure is a diagram of a profile of age to distribute a population
One in every 6 humans l
Geology Final Study Guide
1: Which of the following statements about world hunger is most likely true?
A: World hunger problems would be solved if t
and social causes could be remedied.
B: World hunger problems exist because of a g
C: World hung
Increase amount of food produce:
-Increasing amount of land in cultivation
-Increasing the yield per unit of land under cultivation
-Depend on availability and quality of soil
Supplies nutrients to plants & holds water in place against gravity
Study Guide (7-12)
Renewable energy is created faster than it is used, Nonrenewable is used faster than created
Law of thermodynamic: energy cannot be created or destroyed, it is transformed.
Law 2: Energy is used as heat during transformation
Movie Service Opp.: An Inconvenient Truth
An Inconvenient Truth is basically a documentary on Al Gore about how he attempts to
inform the world of global warming and its climate crisis. Gore uses several sets of pictures that
Movie Service Opp.: Crude
Crude is a documentary film focusing on environmental disaster in the Amazon
concerning oil and its damages dispensed throughout the area. The story line analyzes a sticky
situation from several angles wh
Movie Service Opp.: Life After People
Life After People turned out to be a really interesting movie concerning how life on Earth
would be after people are gone. It consists of a specific timeline of how nature takes over the